With the interface, information on the machine tool state is available, e.g. in the MachineOperationMonitoringType. The MachineOperationMonitoringtype also contains the MachineryItemStateand MachineryOperationmode from OPC 40001-1.The states of NC channels and controllers in the machine tool are available as well.

In the information model, the status of the production is shown in state machines of each available production job (ProductionJobType), program (ProductionProgramType) and part (ProductionPartType). The reason for an interruption in a production job can be qualified with the ConditionClassTypesdefined in 10.

The control mode of the channel is represented in theChannelModeof the ChannelMonitoringType.